Plug Pulled on SuperDeluxe. Not All Survives to Adult Swim.
Adult Swim officially shut down Super Deluxe. And not everything got moved over to its new home on AdultSwim. Making the cut were some naturals… Bob Odenkirk and Brad Neely and a surprise but personal favorite, Y'all So Stupid. Tim & Eric's work will also be up there, although it's not yet. But lots of creators have apparently been left in the lurch and isurprise by this. [Read More]
Robert Smigel's TV FUNHOUSE Live - And First Full Onstage STATE Reunion In 12 Years - Coming To SF Next Month??
SF Sketchfest: The San Francisco Comedy Festival runs January 15 - 31, and marks the first time in 12 years all eleven members of The State (Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Michael Showalter and David Wain) will be performing onstage together. [Read More]
Andy Samberg's the Lonely Island Tell All!
"Saturday Night Live"'s Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone announce their debut album, reveal their deepest secrets "In a Box" or "In My Pants", the Lonely Island-- the comedy team of "Saturday Night Live" cast member Andy Samberg and "SNL" writers Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone-- have got dick joke music videos on lock. [Read More]
Paterson's Office Is Not Amused by "Saturday Night Live" Skit
Gov. David A. Paterson's office criticized a skit on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" in which Mr. Paterson, who is legally blind, was portrayed as disoriented and buffoonlike. The governor's communications director, Risa B. Heller, said on Sunday that the skit amounted to nothing more than cheap ridicule - a surprisingly strong reaction considering that the governor is well known for making light of his vision problems. [Read More]
Kids in the Hall working on new miniseries - VIDEO
The news that The Kids in the Hall are working on a new Canadian TV miniseries should make comedy nerds everywhere happy. I know I'm excited, even though it might be a while until it airs in the U.S. Mr. Dave Foley told the Canadian Press that all the original Kids (Foley, Bruce McCullough, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald) are writing an eight-ep miniseries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the home of their original sketch comedy show. It sounds like their recent reun... [Read More]
Monty Python to YouTube: "Call it a Draw" | Dead-Frog
The Pythons let us have the sketches and, hopefully in what will be proven to be a smart move, ask us to buy the physical media if we like 'em so much. [Read More]